King of Jordan arrives in UAE - in pictures

King Abdullah and Queen Rania arrived on a state visit on Wednesday two days after President El Sisi left the country

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King Abdullah of Jordan arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, accompanied by his wife, Queen Rania, for a state visit to the UAE.

King Abdullah was received at the Presidential Airport by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.

An official reception ceremony was held upon King Abdullah's arrival, where the national anthems of Jordan and the UAE were played, along with the firing of 21 artillery rounds to greet the country's guests.

Two days prior, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi of Egypt left the country after a two-day working visit to the UAE.

The Egyptian President was seen off at the Presidential Flight by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and numerous Sheikhs and dignitaries.